Geological Ride – Bicycle tour

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This is a fun and interesting bike route, where you will see the most important geological locations of Terceira. You visit a volcano, lava tunnel and smell the sulphur leaving the earth in the field of fumaroles. By bike you will ride along the trachytic domes of the Black mysteries where you will see the well know species of vegetation; Criptomerias Japonicas, Hydrangeas and azaleas.
Very interesting and suitable for most levels of fitness.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Cycling, Discovery, Guided Tours
    • Activity Level Fairly Easy
    • Group Size Small Group
      1 - 5
    All about the Geological Ride – Bicycle tour.

    Bike tour

    A fun route, sometimes fast, sometimes more technical, it is suitable for all those who want to discover the center of Terceira by bike.

    Amongst small volcanoes and through an extraordinary palette of natural colors: the bordeaux color of the lapilli road, the unique colors of the lichens and the lush green of the vegetation compose an outstanding and pristine scenario.
    • Touring
    • Start after lunch (14h00)
    • Geological ride
    • Visit ‘Algar do Carvão’ and ‘Christmas cave’


    Distance: 17,6 km – 10,9 miles
    Total Time: half day
    Level: Easy



    € 60,- per person in a small group (1 – 3 people)

    € 50,- per person in a small group (4 – 5 people)


    This tour is operated by ComunicAir, alvará 06/2011/RAA


    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

    This tour comes with

    • Guide
    • Insurance
    • Snack
    • Bicycle
    • Helmet
    • Transfer
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

    Entrance of the lava tunnels in the ‘Christmas Cave’ and the Volcanic Pit ‘Algar do Carvão’.

    Combi ticket: € 9,- per person.